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Specialist Paediatric Medicine 

Where you’ll be working: Hamilton

The details: Full time 1 FTE, permanent 

The retirement of one of our team members opens a fantastic opportunity to work in General & Subspecialty Paediatrics here in the Waikato, New Zealand.

We are seeking a general paediatrician to join our dedicated team of paediatricians who are committed to providing excellent service to the children in the Waikato. The position includes participation in the on call roster and general paediatric outpatient clinics. Experience in the management of children with diabetes is highly desirable though training could be provided to develop this skill in the successful applicant.

If you are an enthusiastic Paediatrician committed to team-based patient-centred care who also wants to enjoy the benefits of a good lifestyle, we look forward to hearing from you.

As a service our highest priorities include excellence of paediatric care, optimal team-based working, and commitment to equity-based service delivery.

To apply for this position, you must hold or be eligible to apply for a vocational scope of practice in Paediatrics with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Why us:

We provide care to 400,000 people, including a growing population of 82,000 children under the age of 15. This gives us the critical mass to be able to pursue subspecialty interests whilst still maintaining a breadth of general paediatric experience. Our paediatric medical team of 17 Paediatricians & 18 basic & advanced trainees is the foundation of a multidisciplinary paediatric unit including a child development & protection service, paediatric surgery and a level 3 neonatal intensive care unit. We maintain a close working relationship with the RACP & NZ Paediatric Society.

We have a strong emphasis & excellent reputation in teaching & training, both of undergraduate medical students & paediatric trainees, and are committed to the ongoing growth and development of our specialists. Those with research interests enjoy on campus support from the University of Auckland’s Waikato Clinical School & the DHB’s Clinical Audit Support Unit.

Why Waikato:

Waikato is the fourth largest region in New Zealand and located just south of Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glow worm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve. Situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle. 

If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Alasdair today.

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

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